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Mercy New by Melanie R.

Mercy New by Melanie R.

As You wake me in the night,
to speak to me as I write,

brightness covers darkness,
Lord, we thank You for your light.

Each morning
mercy new,
the dawning break of day.

The bread was broken for us,
to restore Your Mighty Way!

Your returning day approaches,
guidance needed most-

Your light has seen us through it,
Our lampstand; Heavenly Host.

A lighted path before us;
Not lost,
You led the way.

Opened eyes;
burning bright…
we praise Your Holy Name.

Father in Heaven,
The light that guides and shows us the way. Thank you for kindling Your Light of purity and allowing Your divine burning light to be seen. Seen to light the way of our path, to shine our testimony in the midst of great heavy darkness the way The Light of Christ anointed our faith.
One spark lights an entire room. Your mercy is fresh and new each morning as The Light of The World. The Great and Mighty Lampstand of constant presence shining before this world! Your light shines above the darkest shadows and empowers us to have the strength to overcome, as you have overcome every work of darkness! Praise God! Your Holy Light pours wisdom and chases darkness out. Heaven let your light shine down on us! We thank you for bringing mercy, life, and light in each dawn of day.
In Jesus’ glorious name,
Amen.

Psalm 106:1
Praise The Lord! O give thanks for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.

1 Peter 2:10
Once you were not a people, but you are now the people of God,… which had had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

The Way, The Truth, and Life!
Shine your light! Give Light!

#RareDisease #sjogrens #MitochondrialDisease #PrimaryImmunodeficiency #ChronicIllness #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #ChronicInflammatoryDemyelinatingPolyneuropathy #Dysautonomia #InsideTheMighty #ChronicPain #RheumatoidArthritis

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Float by Melanie R.

Float by Melanie R.

Punctured balloon.

Slowly dies.

Floats.

Aimless.

Half-filled.

Exiled.

Rubber thinned.

Knotted end.

Static- hair life.

Stretched.

Detached.

Deflated.

Breath of God.

Flowed.

Infused.

Contained within.

Reacted.

Patched Holes.

Renewed purpose.

Refilled life.

Carried on-high.

Rippled rejuvenation.

Exodus.

Faith message.

Proclaimed.

Rings on-high.

Reaches Heavens.

Rejoice!

Thank you Jesus for allowing this journey of floating on grace through rare chronic illness/chronic pain and all of its complexities. Let us all continue to float on in Your mighty strength and purpose!

Isaiah 40:9
You who bring good news to Zion, go up on a high mountain. You who bring good news to Jerusalem, lift up your voice with a shout, lift it up, do not be afraid; say to the towns of Judah, 'Here is your God!

Psalm 68:11
The Lord gave the word; great was the company of those who proclaimed it.

Luke 19:37-38
And when he was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen; Saying, Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the Lord: peace in heaven, and glory in the highest.

Acts 1:8
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.

Please also visit:
Melanie’s Melody on YT.
Come and view these encouraging Christian stories with music, audio, and animations.

God bless! Thank You!

#RareDisease #MitochondrialDisease #SjogrensSyndrome #ChronicIllness
#ChronicInflammatoryDemyelinatingPolyneuropathy #ChronicPain #IrritableBowelSyndromeIBS #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #Dysautonomia #Endometriosis #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease

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Float by Melanie R.

Float by Melanie R.

Punctured balloon.

Slowly dies.

Floats.

Aimless.

Half-filled.

Exiled.

Rubber thinned.

Knotted end.

Static- hair life.

Stretched.

Detached.

Deflated.

Breath of God.

Flowed.

Infused.

Contained within.

Reacted.

Patched Holes.

Renewed purpose.

Refilled life.

Carried on-high.

Rippled rejuvenation.

Exodus.

Faith message.

Proclaimed.

Rings on-high.

Reaches Heavens.

Rejoice!

Thank you Jesus for allowing this journey of floating on grace through rare chronic illness/chronic pain and all of its complexities. Let us all continue to float on in Your mighty strength and purpose!

Isaiah 40:9
You who bring good news to Zion, go up on a high mountain. You who bring good news to Jerusalem, lift up your voice with a shout, lift it up, do not be afraid; say to the towns of Judah, 'Here is your God!

Psalm 68:11
The Lord gave the word; great was the company of those who proclaimed it.

Luke 19:37-38
And when he was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen; Saying, Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the Lord: peace in heaven, and glory in the highest.

Acts 1:8
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.

Please also visit:
Melanie’s Melody on YT.
Come and view these encouraging Christian stories with music, audio, and animations.

God bless! Thank You!

#RareDisease #MitochondrialDisease #SjogrensSyndrome #ChronicIllness
#ChronicInflammatoryDemyelinatingPolyneuropathy #ChronicPain #IrritableBowelSyndromeIBS #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #Dysautonomia #Endometriosis #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease

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Blind Faith by Melanie R.

Blind Faith by Melanie R.

Like a moth to a flaming light, let us draw close to the,“Everlasting Light”, (Isaiah 60:19-20)

Faith is the blind trusting in God, and His promises to endure in all of our difficult circumstances.

As followers of the light, we can find awe and wonder in the North American Io silkworm. The io moth lifecycle inspires, and has parallels to our spiritual rebirth, because they are also formed as eggs, hatched in growth, and are cocooned/preserved to emerge in rebirth by true renewal of faith!

Trusting God’s lighted guidance and spiritual senses through the darkness; to see beyond what’s physically visible kindling our own illuminated insight.

We are asked to walk by faith and not by sight (2 Corinthians 5:7), and the blind io moth relies on the moonlight to guide them on their nocturnal quest.
Although their blindness is a limitation, their attracting yellow vibrancy, and keen sense of smell can be viewed as a guiding wisdom in their luggage/arsonal to carry, and less of a baggage/burden of flight.

A weightless freedom led to a destination of endless hope and safety….a transcending peace, love, and comforting security.

As in the beginning, in the dirt of darkness,…even as pain lurks in the shadows, a flickering distant lantern light calls for transformation!

Psalm 119:105
Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path.

A spiritual metamorphosis and rebirth in Christ.

The male io silk worm spreads it wings to reveal it’s “ocelli” or eyes, which are kept hidden and surprisingly then it’s fragile fanned wings open to reveal its beauty! As it has experienced permanent restored change and will never be the same.
As we also open our hidden spirit eyes Christ is revealed to us through this uncovering which ultimately sets us free to take flight; soaring above on the wings of full trust.

Proverbs 16:20
Whoever gives thought to the word will discover good, and blessed is he who trusts in The Lord.

1 Peter 1:8-9
Though you have not seen Him, you love Him. Though you do not see Him now, you believe in Him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory, obtaining the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls.

God be with you all on this journey of discovery and unveiling! Open your spirit eyes and be open to receive a transformative experience through the light of Christ! I pray you all take flight and fulfill your true purpose in pain/disability.
Through faith, we are partaking in the redemptive power of a profound rebirth in purpose to fulfill God‘s plan in destiny.
No longer defined by rare disease, pain, and frustration; but as an heir and testament to God’s promise of faithfulness to those that suffer.
Sackcloth to garments of righteousness under our armour for the Lord’s splendor. Clothed in grace and mercy, and the healing anointed favor of the spoken Word. This faith protects and prepares us to take flight!

#ChronicIllness #ChronicInflammatoryDemyelinatingPolyneuropathy #MitochondrialDisease #ChronicPain #RareDisease #IrritableBowelSyndromeIBS #Dysautonomia #SjogrensSyndrome #InsideTheMighty #RheumatoidArthritis #MightyPoets #MightyPoets

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Blind Faith by Melanie R.

Blind Faith by Melanie R.

Like a moth to a flaming light, let us draw close to the,“Everlasting Light”, (Isaiah 60:19-20)

Faith is the blind trusting in God, and His promises to endure in all of our difficult circumstances.

As followers of the light, we can find awe and wonder in the North American Io silkworm. The io moth lifecycle inspires, and has parallels to our spiritual rebirth, because they are also formed as eggs, hatched in growth, and are cocooned/preserved to emerge in rebirth by true renewal of faith!

Trusting God’s lighted guidance and spiritual senses through the darkness; to see beyond what’s physically visible kindling our own illuminated insight.

We are asked to walk by faith and not by sight (2 Corinthians 5:7), and the blind io moth relies on the moonlight to guide them on their nocturnal quest.
Although their blindness is a limitation, their attracting yellow vibrancy, and keen sense of smell can be viewed as a guiding wisdom in their luggage/arsonal to carry, and less of a baggage/burden of flight.

A weightless freedom led to a destination of endless hope and safety….a transcending peace, love, and comforting security.

As in the beginning, in the dirt of darkness,…even as pain lurks in the shadows, a flickering distant lantern light calls for transformation!

Psalm 119:105
Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path.

A spiritual metamorphosis and rebirth in Christ.

The male io silk worm spreads it wings to reveal it’s “ocelli” or eyes, which are kept hidden and surprisingly then it’s fragile fanned wings open to reveal its beauty! As it has experienced permanent restored change and will never be the same.
As we also open our hidden spirit eyes Christ is revealed to us through this uncovering which ultimately sets us free to take flight; soaring above on the wings of full trust.

Proverbs 16:20
Whoever gives thought to the word will discover good, and blessed is he who trusts in The Lord.

1 Peter 1:8-9
Though you have not seen Him, you love Him. Though you do not see Him now, you believe in Him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory, obtaining the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls.

God be with you all on this journey of discovery and unveiling! Open your spirit eyes and be open to receive a transformative experience through the light of Christ! I pray you all take flight and fulfill your true purpose in pain/disability.
Through faith, we are partaking in the redemptive power of a profound rebirth in purpose to fulfill God‘s plan in destiny.
No longer defined by rare disease, pain, and frustration; but as an heir and testament to God’s promise of faithfulness to those that suffer.
Sackcloth to garments of righteousness under our armour for the Lord’s splendor. Clothed in grace and mercy, and the healing anointed favor of the spoken Word. This faith protects and prepares us to take flight!

#ChronicIllness #ChronicInflammatoryDemyelinatingPolyneuropathy #MitochondrialDisease #ChronicPain #RareDisease #IrritableBowelSyndromeIBS #Dysautonomia #SjogrensSyndrome #InsideTheMighty #RheumatoidArthritis #MightyPoets #MightyPoets

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Infused by Melanie R.

I plead as I receive.
The blood was shed for me.
I placed it on the cross,
now blessings for the loss.

My spirit, soul, and body-
all healed…
Infused His name.
He carried it all on willfully
my suffering-
for my gain.

An act of faith found worthy.
My savior,…blood was shed.
I take into my body,
the wine filled medicine.

She reached out with one touch.
A faith found strong and true.
For answers in the darkest night,
endurance shining through.

An answered prayer for healing,
soft on the wings of doves.
A witness to her suffering-
sent lifelines from above!

Malachi 4:2
But to you who fear my name, The Sun of Righteousness will rise with healing in its wings…And you will go free leaping with joy…

God is faithful! Rise & stay strong Mighty health warriors! Healing will come!
You’re already free!
IVIG immunotherapy was approved and I received my first dose today!
Praise God for this healing and answered prayer! Thank you Jesus!

#MitochondrialDisease #RareDisease #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #InsideTheMighty #RheumatoidArthritis #SjogrensSyndrome #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #IrritableBowelSyndromeIBS #POTS #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #ChronicInflammatoryDemyelinatingPolyneuropathy #RareDisease #ChronicIllness

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Infused by Melanie R.

I plead as I receive.
The blood was shed for me.
I placed it on the cross,
now blessings for the loss.

My spirit, soul, and body-
all healed…
Infused His name.
He carried it all on willfully
my suffering-
for my gain.

An act of faith found worthy.
My savior,…blood was shed.
I take into my body,
the wine filled medicine.

She reached out with one touch.
A faith found strong and true.
For answers in the darkest night,
endurance shining through.

An answered prayer for healing,
soft on the wings of doves.
A witness to her suffering-
sent lifelines from above!

Malachi 4:2
But to you who fear my name, The Sun of Righteousness will rise with healing in its wings…And you will go free leaping with joy…

God is faithful! Rise & stay strong Mighty health warriors! Healing will come!
You’re already free!
IVIG immunotherapy was approved and I received my first dose today!
Praise God for this healing and answered prayer! Thank you Jesus!

#MitochondrialDisease #RareDisease #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #InsideTheMighty #RheumatoidArthritis #SjogrensSyndrome #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #IrritableBowelSyndromeIBS #POTS #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #ChronicInflammatoryDemyelinatingPolyneuropathy #RareDisease #ChronicIllness

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I’m new here!

Hi, my name is Lesa. I’m here to interact with others who suffer from a chronic disease and/or chronic pain.Being a RN, Certified Master Fitness trainer & all the things that go with normal daily life mine started just started slipping away. My body was failing me.This first post I’ll keep it short. All I’m saying if the government shouldn’t come between a woman & her doctor it should apply for those too sick to work & have to live in pain day in and day out. As a nurse & now chronic pain, fatigue, multiple hospitalizations , multiple organs, all glands, anemic etc etc.it makes me angry these politicians are practicing medicine without a license and leaving us to suffer due to their ignorance of medicine.one has a disease like Primary Sjögrens Disease it’s systemic. Yes you’re going to be on a lot of meds and it carries some horrific pain. All it took was my regular pharmacy was out of Norco so my husband went to Walgreens. I had stopped using them 3 years ago because of the pharmacist. I’ll share that later. He was so ugly to my husband ( and he was VP of a huge hospital) then called me. Told him to give it back and I’d fill it somewhere else. He filled it then turned my physician in. Now I’ve got to be tapered off. This is why opioid deaths are up after making their stupid law but the written prescription is way down. It’s Fentanyl. Chronic pain patients are finding a street pharmacist. Big cartel. Big government.

#MightyTogether

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What are your dental hygiene habits?

Brushing, flossing, and cleaning our teeth is, quite frankly, a hygiene task that most non-disabled folks take for granted. There are a lot of things that can make it hard: mobility issues, depression, brain fog (sometimes you just forget!), sensory sensitivities, and chronic pain to name a few. It can also be especially tough if you have an autoimmune disease like #SjogrensSyndrome or #Lupus where you produce less spit than the “average Joe.”

So, on that note, what are your habits? Is it hard for you? Is it something you do no matter where your money and body are at for the day? What tips do you have? (Gentle reminder: This is a safe space. No judgement about what you can or can’t do!)

🦷 P.S. Here’s a good Mighty story about the topic, too: How Long-Term Hospitalization Severely Impacted My Dental Health

#MightyMinute #MentalHealth #ChronicPain #ChronicIllness #RareDisease #Disability #MentalHealth #Autism #Anxiety #Depression #CheerMeOn #Migraine

How Long-Term Hospitalization Severely Impacted My Dental Health

"My oral health was completely overlooked."
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What are your dental hygiene habits?

Brushing, flossing, and cleaning our teeth is, quite frankly, a hygiene task that most non-disabled folks take for granted. There are a lot of things that can make it hard: mobility issues, depression, brain fog (sometimes you just forget!), sensory sensitivities, and chronic pain to name a few. It can also be especially tough if you have an autoimmune disease like #SjogrensSyndrome or #Lupus where you produce less spit than the “average Joe.”

So, on that note, what are your habits? Is it hard for you? Is it something you do no matter where your money and body are at for the day? What tips do you have? (Gentle reminder: This is a safe space. No judgement about what you can or can’t do!)

🦷 P.S. Here’s a good Mighty story about the topic, too: How Long-Term Hospitalization Severely Impacted My Dental Health

#MightyMinute #MentalHealth #ChronicPain #ChronicIllness #RareDisease #Disability #MentalHealth #Autism #Anxiety #Depression #CheerMeOn #Migraine

How Long-Term Hospitalization Severely Impacted My Dental Health

"My oral health was completely overlooked."
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